With a population of 3.7 million, the Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest in the United States. Thanks to a vibrant economy and highly educated workforce, 41 percent of which are college graduates, Seattle enjoys a median household income that is 40 percent higher than the U.S. at large.
Seattle is a center of technology and e-commerce innovation and headquarters to both Microsoft and Amazon. As a result, the region has been a pioneer in e-commerce logistics and distribution. The presence of Boeing ensures that manufacturing is also an important economic driver. Several financial services firms round out the region’s diversified economy.
Seattle is an important center for trade. The Northwest Port Alliance—the combined ports of Seattle and Tacoma—is the fourth most active port system in the country. Significant rail and highway networks connect the two ports with the rest of the U.S.
Prologis has multiple warehouse and industrial real estate properties in the Seattle area.